SAP sponsored event: Data-sensitive political theory

Workshop overview What role should empirical evidence play in normative theorizing about politics? For example, should theories of distributive justice accommodate public beliefs about what’s fair? Does evidence about what happens in real world deliberations disrupt deliberative democratic theory? Debates about the place of empirical data in political theory have increasingly been at the fore […]

SAP sponsored event: Genome Editing and Animal Welfare

The Oxford Uehiro Center for Practical Ethics, in conjunction with Wolfson College and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities, is organizing a one day workshop on the topic of Genome Editing and Animal Welfare.  Speakers and topics will include: Bernice Bovenkerk: “Animal (dis)enhancement: lessons from the human enhancement debate” Sarah Chan: “Genome editing and the […]